Eight days, eight people charged with DWI in Riverhead Town

08/05/2013 12:38 PM |

Riverhead PoliceAlleged drunken drivers kept Riverhead Town police busy this past week, as eight people were arrested for driving while intoxicated, according to reports.

Last Sunday, July 28, Carol Mason, 31, of Wading River, was arrested for aggravated DWI after getting into a car accident on Wading River Manorville Road about 2 p.m., Riverhead Town police said.

Then on Wednesday, Dennis Tinnin, age and hometown unavailable, was arrested for DWI about 10:30 p.m. on Middle Road in Riverhead, police said.

A 54-year-old Brookhaven woman was arrested Friday after police received a 911 call reporting an erratic driver, according to a police report. Celina Matusewicz was arrested for aggravated DWI after she was seen driving on the shoulder of Route 58 about 9:45 p.m., police said.

On Saturday, Louis Evers, 53, of Flanders was arrested for DWI after allegedly speeding by the intersection of Cross River Drive and Riverside Drive in Riverhead, police said.

A few hours later on Saturday, Carlos Rodriguez-Cruz, 25, of Riverhead, was arrested about 3:30 a.m. after failing to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Lewis Street and Segal Avenue, police said. Mr. Rodriguez-Cruz was arrested for DWI and charged with other violations, according to a report.

Two men were arrested on Sunday morning for DWI in two separate incidents involving car accidents, according to police reports. John Simpson, 26, of Riverhead was arrested after a crash about 2:20 a.m. on Sound Avenue, police said. Almost a half-hour later, Sergio Ruben Osorio, also 26, of Greenport was arrested for aggravated DWI after crashing a red Mazda on Route 58. That crash happened at 2:45 a.m., police said.

Mr. Osorio was charged with aggravated DWI, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle along with other violations, according to a report. Additional information on the crashes was not immediately available.

Ismain Velazquez-Hernandez, 29, of Riverhead, was stopped by police on Segal Avenue about 1 a.m. Monday after failing to use a turning signal, according to a police report. He was arrested for DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, police said. He also has a prior DWI conviction, according to a report.

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